The cow elk shoulder season, which extends to Feb. 15, is working where hunters can get access to private lands, according to Ken McDonald, chief of wildlife for the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Getting invited to sit at someone’s table and listen was the best part of Mike Thompson’s job.
A recent meeting gave insight into the controversial elk access program agreements that stirred up hunters this fall.
Wildlife managers say mule deer in northwest Montana’s Region 1 and west-central Region 2 have seen declines, with habitat a prevailing issue.
If you've been dreaming of drawing a coveted limited entry bull tag, your dreams are jeopardized by FWP’s new proposal.
For the second year in a row Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is authorizing a whitetail doe hunt in southwestern Montana to reduce populations as chronic wasting disease thrives.
Investigation of a fatal grizzly mauling last spring near West Yellowstone didn’t yield many new insights, but did come with a strong warning.
After six years of debate and contention, the Montana State Parks and Recreation board on Thursday unanimously approved assigning the lease for Hell Creek State Park over to the Little Shell Tribe.
The districts that are part of this proposal are all 200% or above population objectives and largely concentrated on private land.
Tim Manley wrapped up his final season with 33 grizzly captures. He has averaged 18 a year since 1993.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will have two virtual public meetings in early December to review potential updates to the 2009 Smith River State Park and River Corridor Recreation Management Plan and answer questions about the plan from the public.
FWP has beefed up its efforts to test for bovine tuberculosis in wildlife taken from Blaine and Phillips counties.
The number of antelope hunters who stopped at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ south-central Montana check stations over the weekend and the number of checked animals were down from 2019 and well below the historic average.
Two female grizzly bears were trapped on private property in Carbon County last week and euthanized after an investigation determined they were involved in killing a rancher's calf.
Divisions among Montanans regarding how elk should be managed on private lands were center stage in a short Sept. 24 Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting.